Where to live in North Carolina

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Gastonia

4/5
Ranked 1st best city in North Carolina

"Everything You Want in Gastonia"

- tonyafraley
Absolutely anything your heart desires is located on Franklin Boulevard. Major department stores, local shops, fast food, casual dining, local businesses, and more. The street gets very busy on Sa...
35.252810956657 -81.1930366249228

Asheboro

3.5/5
Ranked 2nd best city in North Carolina

"In the Middle of it all!"

- Cnydarie
Park Street is a cozy little street that runs the length of Asheboro. There are some little shops here and there as well as a school and a couple of churches. This is a small road, so the traffic is p...
35.7139541814807 -79.8130861370046

Greensboro

3.5/5
Ranked 3rd best city in North Carolina

"Southern Charm - Genuine Kindness - Gorgeous Country - Urban..."

- CrystalKulhanek
My husband and I have relocated here from the Midwest and instantly fell in love. The lush, sprawling, garden-esque landscape of the city keeps it from feeling overbearing or cramped. We live in WestB...
36.0929254622267 -79.806093318329

Raleigh

3.5/5
Ranked 4th best city in North Carolina

"Quiet Community back in Falls River, but Close To the Fun..."

- hurricanesfan66
About two miles in from Durant and Falls of Neuse, you will find Falls Commons. While close to shopping (Kohl's, Food Lion, Ace, all within 3 miles and Triangle Town Center within 5), also close to 5...
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Lincolnton

3.5/5
Ranked 5th best city in North Carolina

"Ready for a Road Trip"

- mrsgaus
Ivey Church Road is a long and winding country road with exquisite older houses and beautiful scenery. If you're looking to get away for a little bit this place can take you there. The speed limit is...
35.4770168355281 -81.2524635540934

Charlotte

3/5
Ranked 6th best city in North Carolina

"Providence Country Club"

- Debe
Sunningdale Drive has a great feel to it. It’s fantastic all year round with green trees combined with modern style architecture and many outdoor activities such as golfing, tennis and swimming. Join...
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Unranked Cities

Bayshore

3.5/5

"Close to everything!"

- Beals
Blue Point is a sub-division of 100+ patio homes, and 50+ custom built homes. The neighborhood features a large pool, clubhouse, and tennis courts for the residents. This neighborhood is home to man...
34.2834892791454 -77.7926387743491

Benson

2.5/5

"Almost a Bedroom Community"

- politico
Benson, on the south end of Johnston County, is quickly becoming a place for commuters (who will pay the gas prices) to Smithfield and the growing business side of Western Wake County. It is right a...
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Carolina Beach

"1003 Bennet Lane-Island Business Center"

- ConnieHill
This Street features 15 Office Condo Complex. It was built in 1998 and is well represented and has good rental history.
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Carrboro

4/5

"Great Family Neighborhood"

- pattiem93
Turtleback Crossing Drive is in one of the most popular neighborhoods in Chapel Hill- with very good reason. Lake Hogan Farms is the "Pleasantville" of Chapel Hill- a great walkable, social family nei...
35.926769716566 -79.0886548365874

Cary

4/5

"Great for active, friendly families and couples"

- rhodesian
We're the perfect neighborhood for people who work in RTP, love to bike and run in Umstead State Park, or have kids. Our neighborhood has greenway access to Umstead so you can bike or run into the par...
35.7877821894197 -78.8206532612413

"Old, established neighborhood, little traffic"

- phelpsgates
A nice quiet neighborhood (there's no through traffic) of older homes (the street was developed in the late 1950's). One of the best values in Chapel Hill (you can find houses in the 200K range in 200...
35.9085571273625 -79.0426250317947

Clemmons

3/5

"Nice place to live"

- cwilli620
You got to visit to beleive it. Schools are good, awesome teachers. The Asbury place community is full of a bunch of interesting people.
36.0350744285019 -80.3838021918395

Concord

2/5

"Not too impressed..."

- lectersmeal
I just moved to this area, and this is a very popular street in Concord. I find myself traveling down it all the time. There are plenty of things to do on this road: restaurants, retail, banks, gy...
35.3934890561917 -80.6272848499723

Durham

4/5

"Great place to live"

- ddleach
Minutes from RTP. Only 15 minutes to either downtown Durham or Raleigh. Close to the airport, but not under the flight path.
35.9793091933979 -78.878087710842

Elon

3.5/5

"Elon, a quiet but connected community"

- dascientist
Elon College in reality has been renamed the Town of Elon,or just plain Elon. Elon is home Elon University which used to be just Elon College. Elon University has a few eateries on williams and leba...
36.1063077566573 -79.5068542872371

"In the middle of Downtown Fayetteville"

- MLiebers
If your looking for some good food in Fayetteville, then this is most likely the right place to look. To list a few, there are Pierro's Italian Bistro, City Market Deli, Beef O' Brady's and Docks at...
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Fuquay-Varina

"Cottenwood - friendly neighborhood close to shopping"

- HeedenKing
We lived in this neighborhood for 9 years while our children were young. When we first moved there in 1994, there wasn't a lot of shopping in town - just a few grocery stores, pharmacies, pizza places...
35.5985752720384 -78.7578340589539

"Furniture Shopping Haven"

- mkvguerrero
This street will lure every one, whether you are a interior designer, a home owner, retailer, manufacturer, wholesaler, even locals, with an array of home furnishing and decor companies opening their...
35.9936574405429 -79.9878239082934

"Knightdale is growing fast!"

- dakno
As a long time resident of Knightdale, I have seen the town grow from a sleepy little tobacco town to a growing city full of "big box" stores and other shopping amenities. One a city comprised only of...
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